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  • newLebanon Sees New Record High Covid Death Toll
    Lebanon on Tuesday announced a new record high daily toll of 73 coronavirus deaths,. It also recorded 3,505 fresh virus cases in a 24-period, the Health Ministry said.
    - 6 hours ago, 26 Jan 21, 7:13pm -
  • newHariri Adviser Hits Out at Aoun after FPM Bloc Statement
    PM-designate Saad Hariri’s media adviser Hussein al-Wajeh on Tuesday placed the blame for the new government’s delay on the shoulders of President Michel Aoun. “The Lebanese no longer understand the underlying reasons behind the president…
    - 7 hours ago, 26 Jan 21, 6:12pm -
  • newStrong Lebanon Bloc Slams Hariri's 'Inaction, Reluctance'
    The Free Patriotic Movement-led Strong Lebanon bloc on Tuesday lashed out anew at Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri. “The Lebanese no longer understand the underlying reasons behind the PM-designate’s inaction and reluctance to carry out…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Jan 21, 5:53pm -
  • newFresh Protests, Clashes Break Out in Tripoli
    Dozens of demonstrators on Tuesday lobbed stones, fireworks and molotov cocktails at security forces in the northern city of Tripoli, protesting the lockdown measures and the dire economic situations for a second night in a row. They also tried…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Jan 21, 5:32pm -
  • newIn Locked-Down Lebanon, Many Fear Poverty More than Virus
    Lebanon may be under a strict pandemic lockdown to stem raging coronavirus rates, but father-of-six Omar Qarhani is still working, desperate to support his family. "I'm not scared of corona -- what scares me is being in need and poverty," the 3…
    - 9 hours ago, 26 Jan 21, 4:46pm -

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  • Quake of magnitude 6 strikes Salta Province, Argentina GFZ
    NNA - An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck Salta Province, Argentina, early on Sunday, GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) said. The quake was at a depth of 222 km (138 miles), GFZ said
    - 17 days ago, 10 Jan 21, 8:18am -
  • Japanese pray for end to pandemic in annual ice bath ritual at Tokyo shrine
    NNA - Men wearing traditional loin clothes and women dressed in white robes clapped and chanted before going into an ice water bath during a Shinto ritual at a Tokyo shrine on Sunday to purify the so
    - 17 days ago, 10 Jan 21, 8:16am -
  • Tuesday, January 12, 2021
    Time Topic10:30 Families and relatives of Lebanese studying abroad stage a sit-in, denouncing the Lebanese banks ’violation of Law 193 related to the application of the Student Dollar Law
    - 17 days ago, 10 Jan 21, 8:14am -
  • Indonesia detects emergency signals in search for crashed jet official
    NNA - Indonesia detected on Sunday signals that could come from the flight recorder of a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the sea minutes after taking off from the capital Jakarta, Bagus Puruhito,
    - 17 days ago, 10 Jan 21, 8:07am -
  • China to continue suspending flights to and from Britain
    NNA - China will continue to suspend flights to and from Britain, the country39;s airline regulator said on Sunday. The Civil Aviation Administration said in a notice that the new suspension wil
    - 17 days ago, 10 Jan 21, 8:04am -

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  • newFive-star Man City move top of the Premier League
    Manchester City stormed to the top of the Premier League Tuesday with a 5-0 demolition of West Brom to extend their winning streak to 11 games.
    - 1 hour ago, 27 Jan 21, 12:20am -
  • newFrance wants more US 'realism' in dealing with Hezbollah
    The United States under new President Joe Biden needs to adopt a more realistic attitude towards the Iranian-backed Hezbollah movement to help break the political and economic impasse in Lebanon, a French presidential official said on Tuesday.
    - 1 hour ago, 26 Jan 21, 11:59pm -
  • newTuchel named as Chelsea manager
    Thomas Tuchel became the latest manager to take over the Chelsea hot seat when the Premier League club confirmed the German as Frank Lampard's replacement Tuesday.
    - 5 hours ago, 26 Jan 21, 8:22pm -
  • newIsraeli army says to return cows which crossed from Lebanon
    The Israeli military said on Tuesday cows which crossed from Lebanon would be returned, after cattle herders from a Lebanese border village accused Israeli soldiers of taking the animals which have grazed freely near the disputed frontier for decades…
    - 6 hours ago, 26 Jan 21, 7:25pm -
  • newLebanon registers record 73 virus deaths, 3,505 new cases
    Lebanon registered Tuesday registered record 73 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours as well as 3,505 cases, as the country geared up to start its vaccination campaign next month.
    - 6 hours ago, 26 Jan 21, 7:22pm -

Dailystar - Business

  • newSaudi Aramco may sell more shares if market conditions are right
    Saudi Aramco's shareholders may consider selling more shares of the company if market conditions are right, the head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund (PIF), Yasir al-Rumayyan, said on Tuesday in a televised news briefing.
    - 9 hours ago, 26 Jan 21, 4:47pm -
  • newWazni submits 2021 draft budget to Cabinet
    Caretaker Finance Minister Ghazi Wazni submitted the 2021 draft budget to the Lebanese Cabinet for approval, the Finance Ministry said Tuesday.
    - 13 hours ago, 26 Jan 21, 12:54pm -
  • newLebanese pound unchanged against dollar
    The Lebanese pound was unchanged against the dollar Tuesday, trading at LL8,850 on the black market, with no movement in the political crisis that has left the country without a fully functioning government since August.
    - 14 hours ago, 26 Jan 21, 11:20am -
  • Job losses from virus 4 times as bad as '09 financial crisis
    Four times as many jobs were lost last year due to the coronavirus pandemic as during the worst part of the global financial crisis in 2009, a U.N. report said Monday.
    - 1 day ago, 25 Jan 21, 4:36pm -
  • Salameh: News of money transfer from BDL highly inflated
    Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh has again denied media allegations that he, his brother and an assistant have transferred $400 million to Swiss banks.
    - 1 day ago, 25 Jan 21, 1:37pm -
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